Nigerian state in 'tomato emergency'

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 18:19

A state of emergency has been declared in the tomato sector in Kaduna state, northern Nigeria, local media report.

The remuneration resolution meeting held between the Judicial Service Workers Association of Ghana (JUSAG) and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations over the recent indefinite strike of the former has ended inconclusively.

Member of Parliament for Asawase, Alhaji Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka, says some unscrupulous people within the Electricity Company of Ghana [ECG] may be behind the recent overbilling of consumers.

The National Labour Commission (NLC) is planning to go to court to enforce its decision that enjoins the members of the Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) to go back to work, while they continue their negotiations with the government over their labour dispute.

One dead in Kenya opposition protests

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 08:43

At least one person has died during opposition protests in Kenya's western city of Kisumu.

Construction firm Engineers and Planners (E&P) has gone to the aid of flood victims in Accra following long hours of downpour in the capital throughout the weekend.

The Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, has ordered the suspension of work on the Makola Shopping Mall.

The Judicial Council of Ghana has called on members of the Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) to call off their strike action immediately.

The Ashanti Regional Police Command is scheduled to inaugurate an anti-armed robbery team on Monday in a latest move by the Police to counteract the activities of armed robbers in the region.

A total of 41 children who were trafficked into slavery on the Volta Lake were rescued in 2015 by Challenging Heights, a non-governmental organisation.